This 30-minute video explores American expansion during the late 19th century and early 20th century. The video is fecund with information, and does a great job of breaking down the key land acquisitions made by the United States (i.e., the video looks at the land acquisitions that occurred in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Alaska, and Hawaii). The video also looks at the anti-imperialists movement that arose in the United States during that same time. Lastly, the video also looks at the Open Door Policy established by John Hay in China.
This 32-question movie guide will help your students get the most out of this highly informative video. This movie guide comes with an answer key. Ready to print and ready to use! Enjoy!
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America Becomes a World Power
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